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The Friday Fillip

You’ve seen him: he’s the soft-voiced Englishman who pushes a vacuum cleaner around on TV. He’s also a very wealthy man, thanks to that vacuum cleaner and his other inventions (you may have used his Air Blade, a truly tornadic hand dryer). He’s James Dyson, of course. And his foundation offers an annual £10,000 prize to the student or group of students who invent the best “something that solves a problem.”

In four days time, the foundation will pick the 2010 winner from the 15 semi-finalists. Have a look and place your bets.

It’s hard to choose. There’s the . . . [more]

Posted in: Miscellaneous


It is well known in this industry that clients want more out of the firms they work with than ever before. In years past you could take a client out to dinner a couple of times per year and that would be enough to hold onto that healthy retainer. Today, however, it is all about extras – the “value-adds”.

One of the most effective value-adds is a knowledge transfer event. This type of event provides an opportunity to meet face to face with several clients and prospects at the same time, while providing lawyers an opportunity to showcase their knowledge . . . [more]

Posted in: Legal Marketing